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IngredientAmountEquivalent
Pancake Batter1 cup5 med pancakes (5-inch)
Papaya1 lb1 med
2 cups sliced/cubed
Parsley, dried1 tsp1 tbsp fresh parsley, chopped
2 sprigs fresh
Parsley, fresh1 bunch, 2 oz1 1/2 cups chopped
Parsnips1 lb4 medium parsnips
2 cup cooked, diced
Peaches, canned slices16 oz2-2 1/2 cups drained
Peaches, dried1 lb3 cups dried
5 1/4 cups cooked
Peaches, fresh1 lb4 medium
2 cups peeled, sliced
Peaches, frozen10 oz1 cup slices drained
1 1/4 cups slices w/juice
Peanut Butter18-oz jar2 cups
Peanuts, in shell1 lb2/3 lb shelled
2 1/3 cups nuts
Peanuts, Spanish7 oz1 1/4 cups nuts
Pears, canned slices16 oz2-2 1/2 cups drained
Pears, dried1 lb2 3/4 cup dried
5 1/2 cups cooked
Pears, fresh1 lb4 medium
2 cups sliced or cooked
Pecans, halves1 lb4 cups
Pecans, in shell1 lb2 1/2 cups shelled nuts
1/2 lb shelled nuts
Pecans, pieces2-oz pkg1/2 cup
6-oz pkg1 1/2 cups
Peppermint, dried1 tbsp1/4 cup chopped fresh mint
Pepperoni, sliced3 1/2-oz pkg50-54 slices
Peppers, sweet fresh1 small1/4 cup chopped
1 med1/2 cup chopped
1 lg1 cup chopped
1 lb3 lg or 5 med
3-4 cups chopped
Peppers, sweet frozen10-oz pkg2 1/4 cups diced
Persimmon1 med4 oz edible flesh
Pheasant1 avg3 lbs
Pickles1 lb3 cups chopped
Pimientos, diced2-oz jar1/4 cup
4-oz jar1/2 cup
Pineapple, chunks or crushed8-oz can3/4 cup, 1/4 cup juice
20-oz can2 cups, 1/2 cup juice
Pineapple, fresh1 med2 lbs
3 cups chunks/cubes
Pineapple, sliced8-oz can4 slices
20-oz can10 slices
Pine Nuts5 oz1 cup
Pinto Beans, dried1 lb2 cups dried
5 cups cooked
Pistachios, shelled1 lb3 1/2-4 cups nuts
Pistachios, in shell1 lb3 1/2-4 cups
2 cups shelled
Plantains1 1/4 lb2 med
2 1/2 cups cooked slices
Plums, fresh1 lb8 to 10 small
6 med
5 lg
2-2 1/2 cups pitted
2 cups cooked
Pomegranates, fresh1 med1/2 cup pulp & seeds
3-4 lg5 lbs
1 qt juice
Popcorn, unpopped3 tbsp4 cups popped
Poppy Seeds1 oz3 tbsp
Pork, boneless1 lb2 cups ground
Pork Loin, bone in2 lbs1 lb cooked meat
Potato Chips4 oz2 cups coarsely crushed
Potatoes, instant1/3 cup flakes1/2 cup prepared
Potatoes, new1 lb9-12 small
Potatoes, red1 lb7-9 small
5-6 med
Potatoes, white or russet1 lb3 medium
2 1/4 cups peeled, diced
3 cups shredded
2 cups French fries
1 3/4 cups mashed
Prickly Pears1 lg1/2 cup chopped or puréed
Prunes, dried12-oz pkg2 1/2 cups dried
Pumpkin, fresh1 lb1 cup cooked, mashed
4 cups peeled & cubed
5 lbs1 med
4 1/2 cups cooked, puréed

Amounts can vary depending on food item size, peel, manufacturers' packing, etc.

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